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UN Women welcomes FIFA action against Spanish football federation chief

The UN agency championing gender equality has underlined its strong stance against abuse or harassment of women taking part in sport.

Athletes score for people and the planet on International Day of Sport

New York: Athletes are pushing for a more equitable world, both on and off the playing field – one of the messages coming out of the UN on Thursday, the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

Sport must show leadership amidst climate crisis: UN deputy chief

New York: Athletes are among the most influential people on the planet and together with their managers, fans and others involved in organized sport, must contribute to global efforts to combat climate change.

Football star Didier Drogba signs with WHO, as new Goodwill Ambassador

New York: Football legend Didier Drogba on Monday was named the World Health Organization’s (WHO) new Goodwill Ambassador for Sport and Health.

COVID-19: UN health agency advice informs decision to delay Olympic Games for first time since 1944

New York/IBNS: The International Olympic Committee declared on Wednesday that it is postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics which were due to take place in Japan, based on information provided by the UN health agency, WHO, on the fast-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.

FIFA and UN kick off healthy living campaign, to harness global game’s ‘huge potential’

New York: At a ceremony held in Geneva on Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) and football’s world governing body, FIFA, announced that they are teaming up to raise awareness of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Why was United Nations created: Shahid Afridi tweets on Kashmir development

Islamabad, Aug 6 (IBNS): As the Indian government  passed a resolution in the Rajya Sabha to abolish the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, former Pakistani skipper and iconic international cricketer Shahid Afridi questioned the silence of the United Nations on the issue.

Gautam Gambhir trolls Shahid Afridi's Kashmir tweet, says 'UN means Under Nineteen to him'

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday trolled former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi's tweet on Kashmir saying the meaning of UN (United Nations) is "Under Nineteen" to the latter.